NaNoWriMo – 7 Tips to Tackle 50,000 Words

NaNoWriMo – 7 Tips to Tackle 50,000 Words

November is fast approaching. The mad dash to write an entire novel in 30 days is just over the horizon. I’ve been participating in National Novel Writing Month since 2006 and I’ve been the Municipal Liaison of the Massachusetts::Metrowest since 2011. In...
A Writer’s Review: Scrivener (Part 2)

A Writer’s Review: Scrivener (Part 2)

I’ve fallen for Scrivener; we’re madly in love, and I appreciate how much it does to make my life better. While it sounds like sarcasm, it’s very much the reality at the moment. Having worked with several writing softwares, I think I’ve found...
A Writer’s Review: Writing Software

A Writer’s Review: Writing Software

One of the first questions other writers ask me is, “What do you use to write?” There are a lot of options and each of them own a myriad of pro’s and con’s. I think to some extent, it is as personal a choice as the design on the notebook we...
Proof Copy Drowning in Ink

Proof Copy Drowning in Ink

I just received my first proof copy of I.Am.Maine. The knock of the UPS man made me jump out of my seat. I was excited to touch the book I had been slaving over for months. As I tore away the wrapping paper, it was glorious. It was the culmination of hours spent...